Knowledge Bites Webinar: Sharing the Vision- Using Market Data to Guide Rural Downtown Economic Development
January 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmFree
The Southern Vermont Economy Project hosts the quick hit webinar series called “Knowledge Bites,” focused on providing introductory information about economic and community development tools, programs, and funding opportunities. These webinars are 30 minutes during lunch and cover a range of topics.
Topic: Sharing the Vision: Using Market Data to Guide Rural/Downtown Economic Development
Join Donna Wotton from the Ti-Alliance in Ticonderoga, NY as she discusses how a market feasibility analysis set the stage for business attraction. The conversation will be moderated by Alex Tranmer of Camoin 310, a firm that specializes in downtown and rural economic development and helping communities define their competitive edge. https://www.ticonderoga-
“In recent history, employment was closely tied to paper mills, which have waned in production but still employ a relatively high number of regional workers. With shifts in production and lifestyle preferences, Ticonderoga faces a declining and aging population, and a downtown that is marked with historic properties that are underutilized and in need of repair. An active downtown organization identified three key properties with the greatest potential to transform the downtown and attract residents and visitors.” (Read More here)
Presenter: Alex Tranmer, Senior Project Manager with Camoin Associates and Donna Wotton, Executive Director of Ticonderoga Revitalization Alliance